Research

What Directors Think 2018: Keeping On Top Of Tech & Disruption

Every year, Corporate Board Member and Spencer Stuart collaborate to survey directors of publicly traded companies to check their pulse on the challenges and best practices of corporate directorship in the United States.

Include Cybersecurity As Part Of The M&A Due Diligence Process

The number of sizeable deals across all sectors increased at a rapid pace in the last five years, and 2015 was a record-breaking year for acquisitions. According to Dealogic, global M&A volume reached $5.05...

Here’s What Board Directors Think: 2017 Survey

Every year, NYSE Governance Services and Spencer Stuart collaborate to survey directors of publicly traded companies to check their pulse on the challenges and best practices of corporate directorship in the United States. this year, in the 14th...

The Increasingly Powerful Role of the Corporate GC

In spring 2016, NYSE Governance Services and BarkerGilmore published a joint research report examining the evolving role of the general counsel in public companies across the United States. One of its key findings was that increasingly, GCs’ primary role...

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.

Directors Speak About Issues and Challenges: 2016 Survey

In the fall of 2015, NYSE Governance Services joined forces with Spencer Stuart to poll nearly 400 US public directors for the 13th edition of our flagship survey. This report shares the key findings...